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Facebook links.

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7:43 pm on Oct 3, 2011 (gmt 0)



Are facebook links do-follow?
7:48 pm on Oct 3, 2011 (gmt 0)

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why don't you look at the source code and see for yourself?
9:26 am on Oct 6, 2011 (gmt 0)



It doesn't really matter. Google looks at facebook links as well.
8:56 am on Oct 9, 2011 (gmt 0)



so far, i didn't find that the links in facebook made obvious influence,but i believe it does certaily.
10:19 am on Oct 10, 2011 (gmt 0)

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They are nofollow
1:03 pm on Oct 14, 2011 (gmt 0)



The internal pages are dofollow but the external domains are nofollow at facebook.
9:13 am on Oct 15, 2011 (gmt 0)



No they are not do follow. They are no follow.
9:28 am on Oct 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Google ignores either way. Google wants everything (and don't believe different).

Follow or NoFollow how many times have your own links worked against you?


!follow or !nofollow = null then

I love the donoevil method of indexing the web.
1:51 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I don't quite get what facebook links is this all about. Facebook pages' insides are locked for Google, aren't they? Is there a way to insert an outside link into a Facebook page so it would show when only the brief header of your FB page is visible, when a surfer has not logged in yet. So it would be visible for the Googlebot, in other words.
2:30 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)



all external links on Facebook are nofollow - they have to be or it would be totally spammed
3:50 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Yeah, looks like it
5:15 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

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links in G+ are follow though.
I wonder how long will they keep it that way.
2:45 am on Oct 27, 2011 (gmt 0)



It does not matter, Google can't see it anyway.
3:10 am on Oct 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Google can see the links that are taken out for public observation, meaning that they are to be located in that part of your page that shows without logging in. And yes, they are nofollow. And still, I strongly suspect that googlebot does follow them anyway. Whatever is inside the account, well, that's locked away, that's true also.
10:45 am on Oct 28, 2011 (gmt 0)



No, they are nofollow.
4:47 pm on Oct 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I hoped:) It seems that Google doesn't take them in consideration at all. [webmasterworld.com ]
5:22 pm on Oct 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

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This is so cool! They just made to change my mind:) Before that's what I believed too. When 100 people say you are a donkey, then you too think you are donkey, isn't it? :)))
5:24 pm on Oct 29, 2011 (gmt 0)



I am in total dis-belief. I see over 15 replies answering whether Facebook is a no follow for google. Everyone of you agrees that it is no follow. I think one of you read a post saying it was a no follow and then other people read the same post and passed on that same message. Before you know it, everyone believes the world is flat.

Type this in google - site:facebook.com facebook roboticsurfing.com

You'll find over 455 do follow links that google indexed from Facebook. Oh, by the way Facebook has a Google PR of 10, the highest PR of any site.

The challenge is not on the google end, it's on the Facebook side. You can only safely post 3 to 5 posts on Facebook Fan Pages per account before Facebook raises the red flag. To accomplish this you need multiple multiple accounts and automation posting software to rotate the accounts.
7:36 pm on Oct 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

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You'll find over 455 do follow links that google indexed from Facebook.

I think we are talking about external links on Facebook.

rel=\"nofollow\"
9:52 pm on Oct 29, 2011 (gmt 0)



Did you type in google - site:facebook.com facebook roboticsurfing.com ?

Please study those backlinks. They are all external links from Facebook Fan Pages. If they were truly "no follow" google wouldn't index those pages as backlinks.
7:10 pm on Oct 30, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Again, I still think the OP and the subsequent posts are about external links posted on Facebook pages: whether they are "nofollow" or not. An easy way to verify that is to see the source code of any Facebook page with an external link on it, and you will see "nofollow" attached to every one of them.

Your search result proves Facebook pages are indexed by Google, but not if external links on Facebook pages are "nofollow" or not.
10:26 pm on Oct 30, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I personally care more if they are indexed by Google or not, rather than whether they are nofollow or not. They are nofollow by the instruction, that's true, but are follow for Googlebot. So, great, issue resolved. Let Zuckerberg worry about it now :)
11:24 pm on Oct 30, 2011 (gmt 0)

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On a Facebook group page of mine, I have a link to a website in the brief group description. Looking at Google's cache of that page, the description text is there, but the link is not. Googlebot surely does follow all links I post to that group, however. Whenever I do, I can tell from my logs that it comes crawling within seconds.
6:53 am on Oct 31, 2011 (gmt 0)



They are "nofollow" but helpful to generate traffic to your website. And that is also a good thing.
6:23 am on Nov 23, 2011 (gmt 0)



They all are nofollow
 

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